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  1. Japan: The Basics

    By Christopher P. Hood

    Series: The Basics

    Japan: The Basics, is an engaging introduction to the culture, society and the global positioning of Japan. Taking a fresh look at stereotypes associated with Japan, it provides a well-rounded introduction to a constantly evolving country. It addresses such questions as: • How do we go about...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Dealing with Disaster in Japan

    Responses to the Flight JL123 Crash

    By Christopher Hood

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Just as the sinking of the Titanic is embedded in the public consciousness in the English-speaking world, so the crash of JAL flight JL123 is part of the Japanese collective memory. The 1985 crash involved the largest loss of life for any single air crash in the world. 520 people, many of whom had...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Politics of Modern Japan

    Edited by Christopher Hood

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    Owing to the changing nature of Japan and its role within the world, more needs to be known of the dynamics of Japanese politics. This timely set brings together key articles on the most crucial issues facing Japanese politics today, and the relationship between Japanese politics and the main...

    Published June 25th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Shinkansen

    From Bullet Train to Symbol of Modern Japan

    By Christopher Hood

    The image of the shinkansen – or ‘bullet train’ – passing Mount Fuji is one of the most renowned images of modern Japan. Yet, despite its international reputation for speed and punctuality, little is understood about what makes it work so well and what its impact is. This is a comprehensive...

    Published June 12th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Reward for High Public Office

    Asian and Pacific Rim States

    Edited by Christopher Hood, B. Guy Peters

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The choices made by governments about how to reward their top employees reveal a great deal about their values and their assumptions about governing. This book examines rewards of high public office in seven Asian political systems, a particularly rich set of cases for exploring the causes and...

    Published December 11th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Japanese Education Reform

    Nakasone's Legacy

    By Christopher P. Hood

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The Japanese education system has attracted increasing attention over the past 20 years, largely due to the belief that it has been central to Japan's economic growth. Many have felt, however that the system is stunted by an inability, or perhaps even on an incapacity, to change. This study...

    Published February 21st 2001 by Routledge

  7. Telecommunications Regulation

    Culture, Chaos and Interdependence Inside the Regulatory Process

    By Clare Hall, Christopher Hood, Colin Scott

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Using unprecedented access to the key actors inside the UK Office of Telecommunications (OFTEL) and supporting interviews, this book explores how telecommunications regulation works from the inside....

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

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